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Easy to Make Christmas Ornaments

Easy to Make Christmas Ornaments
Looking to make Christmas ornaments to decorate your tree with this Christmas? On this page I have some really simple, step-by-step photo instructions for making paper baubles - very traditional, and they just look so great! If you want more ideas, take a peek at my other easy to make Christmas decorations at the bottom of this page. How to Make Christmas Baubles When I was a kid, my parents had some store-bought baubles like this in a plain red. I tweaked the method a little bit, to give fuller-looking baubles. These paper ornaments look beautiful made out of double-sided patterned scrapbook paper, but I’ve made the instructions with plain colored paper just so they are easier to follow. Make Christmas Ornaments: Materials Colourful paper or card (or print some - see below) A pencil Something circular to trace around (e.g. a glass) Scissors Some mini glue dots, or glue, or double sided tape Craft wire (florist wire will do) or a stapler Tips: Print the paper double sided. Related:  art craftbricolage

on any given day: episode three. Crafternoon to the max. Yesterday I had a Savers run post farmers market visit. I could have gotten all the things, but instead I just got some too hot to handle high waisted, salmon colored, spandex-y capris. To make into shorts, of course. I was dying to attack some with bleachy goodness. You're going to need some of this stuff. Step One: cut 'em. Step Two: paint 'em. Step Three: let 'em dry, rinse, and wash (probably by themselves.) Step Four: wear 'em. I told you this was a crafternoon. I made this one by using four pieces of string (two that you won't see). I used an Honestly WTF tutorial to make the closure. Also, definitely made homemade Larabars today. Want to know a song?? Have the loveliest day, kittens.

Paint chip chevron ombre necklace I really love the ombre trend. The ombre hair is not really for me because I really like my blonde hair as it is for now. But the ombre fashion, interior and jewelry items are absolutely gorgeous! Today I want to share a chevron ombre necklace DIY with you. Yes I know, chevron AND ombre, how great is that? Learn how to make this pretty paint chip chevron ombre necklace after the jump. . . What you need for this paint chip chevron ombre necklace - paint chip - chain necklace - small jump rings - piece of plastic (I used recycled vertical Venetian blinds) - scissors - triangle ruler - pen - Mod Podge - Paint brush - Cropodile - jewelry pliers How to create a paint chip chevron ombre necklace 1.

{macramé: half knot spiral} washer & wingnut bracelet By Kate on October 25, 2011 Hello there! I finally got around to posting after a hectic few weeks. I’ve been working on a big project which is all done and dusted now so I will be making more frequent updates between now and Christmas…phew! I sincerely wish there were more hours in the day! I’m hoping to post another Halloween craft in the next day or so. It’s comprised of a’half knot spiral’ (and is even easier than the square knot bracelet I showed you previously). A few people left comments about the last bracelet saying it looked like it may take too long to make. By the way thanks to all you lovely people who ‘liked’ my facebook page. Full tutorial after the jump! How-to Please note: I have used different colored cord in the tutorial so that it’s easier for you to figure out whats going on! 1. 2. 3. Note: You fasten this bracelet as you would a friendship bracelet.

Lacy snowflake tutorial This is a speedy, fun project. I've hung one of these in each of our living room windows, and it looks festive and wintery. How to make it: 1. Download my large snowflake template or small snowflake template. Print enough pages so you'll have 6 squares (1 or 2 sheets, depending on which template you chose). 2. 3. 4. 5. sarah’s snowflake panels + light [a big thanks to sarah at cursive for sharing this fun diy project with us while amy takes a much needed day-off] over the holidays i made lots of paper snowflakes to decorate our place for a holiday party. after the new year i couldn’t bear to throw away my delicate little friends so i decided to make a snowflake panel (+ pendant light!) out of them. my idea was definitely inspired by tord boontje‘s until dawn curtain. for the snowflakes i raided our recycling bin that was overflowing with junk mail and bills (ick). a little scissor angst perhaps? *click here for a sneak peek into sarah’s home CLICK HERE for the full how-to after the jump! materials needed for snowflake panels: paper (preferably from your recycle bin) good quality scissors elmers glue white masking tape measuring tape 1) make an assortment of large, medium and small snowflakes. snowflake tutorial here: 2) measure your window or determine how large you’d like your panel to be.

DIY Typographic String Art | Man Made DIY, is one of my favourite craft/DIY blog and they posted this tutorial. Which I am in love with! Its a very modern twist on the popular 7os trend of string art. Chris made this by projecting the words onto a piece of painted plywood and tracing it. Japanese Temari - rolled paper flowers {tutorial Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. 2. 3. Okay, so let’s begin. Here’s what you’ll need: :: paper {either cover or text weight} :: florist wire :: scissors, pencil, glue gun STEP ONE: cut irregular circle This circle is approximately 8 inches, but you can do any size you wish. STEP TWO: cut spiral Start at the outside edge and cut in a spiral fashion to the center. I like a sort of bumpy shape so that the petals end up a bit irregular If you aren’t so sure about your cutting skills, feel free to draw your spiral before cutting. To add a little interest to my bouquet, I used a variety of yellow scrapbook papers {my favorite is that yellow dot} STEP THREE: roll your blossom start at the outside edge and coil tightly STEP FOUR: release coil

Making Christmas Decorations - Easy 3D Stars, Baubles, and More Welcome to my tutorials for making Christmas decorations! I’ll show you how to make 3D paper stars, plus loads other beautiful homemade ornaments like balls, wreaths, snowmen, and bunting. On this page I’ll show you how to make these beautiful paper stars: They’ll look lovely hanging on your Christmas tree or even just brightening your mantlepiece. Want to make other decorations? This page is mostly about 3D stars, but if you’re interested in making Christmas decorations of other designs then check out my other Xmas ornament projects: Click for Christmas Ornament gallery 3D Christmas Star Instructions I’ll show you how to make a 3D star in two different styles. Single-sided 3D Star Christmas Decorations ...and this one is double sided: Double-sided 3D Star Christmas Decoration The single sided ones are great if you’re only ever going to see the front side of the star, e.g. for on your mantlepiece, or on your wall, or for embellishing a wreath. Materials for Making Christmas Decorations Stars

La trousse de la rentrée et son tuto But I mostly noticed when, trying to get into a stationnery store, I got kicked out by a guard sorting the clients out... no kids, no entry... (Ok, that didin't really happen but, you never know, maybe, one day...) Ceci dit, il faut en avoir (du mérite) pour affronter les papeteries et autres rayons 'rentrée des classes' des supermarchés ces jours-ci... c'est la foire à l'empoigne, les gosses qui pleurent, les files kilométriques à la caisse... l'horreur! Anyway, anyone trying to go to the 'back to school' department of a store needs a lot of will and bravery... people are lining for hours or wrestling over a map, the kids are crying... a total nightmarre!